” So we held reins loosely and didn’t want to draw attention to the fact that one of our main characters might actually ] I don’t think I’m asking that. And to see Nate at a place in the future where he was successful and focused on work.
Based on Cecily Von Ziegesar's bestselling YA series of the same name, the show was instantly a cultural phenomenon and the sole reason for a brief but intense resurgence of headbands. Armed with a Netflix password and a big bag of coke (soda cans!
He mentions to Nate that perfection needs to be “violated.” In short, he seems pretty practiced at this.
Half-brothers Lucas and Nathan Scott trade between kinship and rivalry both on the basketball court and in the hearts of their friends in the small, but not so quiet town of Tree Hill, North Carolina.
It was always just a question of were we going to reveal it or not to reveal it.
It was unclear if knowing Gossip Girl’s identity was something fans would want.
Kaylee De Fer was upgraded to a series regular status in her roles as Serena's cousin, Charlie Rhodes, and aspiring actress/con artist Ivy Dickens.
Hugo Becker also reprises his role as Blair's love interest, Prince Louis Grimaldi of Monaco. While working as a production assistant in Hollywood, Serena makes a mistake while trying to impress her new boss (guest star Michael Michele).
TVLINE | It’s no surprise that fans are now combing through six years of episodes looking for inconsistencies — like scenes where Dan was alone reading Gossip Girl’s blasts and looking surprised. We didn’t want to lean in too heavily to that idea. It was nothing that we wanted to be part of Penn Badgely’s performance as Dan.
THE PILOT (1.1)This pilot does an incredible amount of work in just over 40 minutes. Most impressively, we learn straight from this one episode who knows what and who wants what and from whom.
It quickly and efficiently introduces us to the main players, the world of the show, the concept and mechanism of the “Gossip Girl” blog, and the main conflicts. But as fun, funny, and structurally impressive as the first episode is, the thing we really have to talk about is: This is the episode where Chuck tries to rape Jenny. For some people, this makes Chuck’s later “redemption” completely unacceptable.
The CW officially renewed the series for a fifth season on April 26, 2011.
It was announced later that Taylor Momsen, who played Jenny Humphrey since the pilot, and Jessica Szohr, who joined the series as Vanessa Abrams in season one, would not be returning for the fifth season as regulars.